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Top 5 Things to See & Do in Whitby

Whitby Harbour

Whitby is famous for many things: it's a traditional seaside resort with Blue Flag beaches, and has some of the best fish and chips around. But there's so much more to it...

Born in Marton, as a young man explorer Captain James Cook lodged in a house on Whitby's Grape Lane during his seaman's apprenticeship. That very same house is now a fascinating museum dedicated to him, packed with stunning artifacts.
Captain Cook Whitby

Kippered

Near the foot of the 199 steps leading to Whitby Abbey, you'll find a true Whitby institution. Fortune's Smokehouse, established in 1872. You'll struggle to find more delicious kippers anywhere, not to mention that they're award-winning! Kippers Whitby

It's Quicker By Rail...

A train journey over the magnificent North York Moors is an experience to remember - hop aboard the Esk Valley line, or the steam-powered North Yorkshire Moors Railway at Whitby Station.
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Explore Winding Street and the famous hidden yards guided by one of Whitby Walks costumed 'Storywalkers'. Most of the walk start/finish from the famous Whalebone Arch.
Whalebone Arch Whitby
 

Jet Set

Whitby jet - the 'black amber of the north' - has always been considered the best in the world. Take a walk up Church Street to browse the many jet shops, including W. Hammond and the Whitby Jet Heritage Centre, which has the last remaining authentic Victorian jet workshop.

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Plan Your Visit to Whitby

 
Whitby Pavilion

Whitby Pavilion

Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey

What's On In Whitby

What's On In Whitby

Events from
date event
Mon 16 - Fri 20 Jan Jack and the Beanstalk - Pantomime 2017 at Whitby Pavilion, Whitby
Tue 27 Sep - Tue 28 Mar Tea Dances with Ray Kirk at Crystal Lounge, Whitby
Sat 21 Jan Jack and the Beanstalk - Pantomime 2017 at Whitby Pavilion, Whitby
Sun 22 Jan Indoor Car Boot at Whitby Pavilion, Whitby
Sun 22 Jan Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12a) at Whitby Pavilion, Whitby
Sun 22 Jan - Wed 22 Feb Sing (PG) at Whitby Pavilion, Whitby
Mon 23 Jan Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12a) at Whitby Pavilion, Whitby

Discover Events in Whitby

Jack

Jack and the Beanstalk - Pantomime 2017

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Mon 16 - Fri 20 Jan 2017

Jack and the Beanstalk by Alan P Frayn Directed by & Musical Direction by Chris Wales Choreography by Sue Crossland

Tea Dances with Ray Kirk

Tea Dances with Ray Kirk

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Tue 27 Sep 2016 - Tue 28 Mar 2017

We invite you to put on your dancing shoes and dance the afternoon away in the wonderful surroundings of The Northern Lights Suite.

Jack

Jack and the Beanstalk - Pantomime 2017

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 21 Jan 2017

Jack and the Beanstalk by Alan P Frayn Directed by & Musical Direction by Chris Wales Choreography by Sue Crossland

Rogue One

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12a)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Sun 22 Jan 2017

Sunday 22 January: 2.30pm Monday 23 January: 7.30pm Tuesday 24 January: 7.30pm

Sing

Sing (PG)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Sun 22 Jan - Wed 22 Feb 2017

Friday 17 February: 6pm Saturday 18 February: 2.30pm Sunday 19 February: 2.30pm Monday 20 February: 2.30pm Tuesday 21 February: 2.30pm Wednesday 22 February: 2.30pm Thursday 23 February: 6pm

Rogue One

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12a)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Mon 23 Jan 2017

Sunday 22 January: 2.30pm Monday 23 January: 7.30pm Tuesday 24 January: 7.30pm

Rogue One

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12a)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Tue 24 Jan 2017

Sunday 22 January: 2.30pm Monday 23 January: 7.30pm Tuesday 24 January: 7.30pm

Ballerina

Ballerina (U)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 28 Jan 2017

Saturday 28 January: 2.30pm Sunday 29 January: 2.30pm

Ballerina

Ballerina (U)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Sun 29 Jan 2017

Saturday 28 January: 2.30pm Sunday 29 January: 2.30pm

Collateral Beauty

Collateral Beauty (12a)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Mon 30 Jan 2017

Monday 30 January: 2.30pm Tuesday 31 January: 7.30pm Wednesday 1 February: 7.30pm

Collateral Beauty

Collateral Beauty (12a)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Tue 31 Jan 2017

Monday 30 January: 2.30pm Tuesday 31 January: 7.30pm Wednesday 1 February: 7.30pm

Collateral Beauty

Collateral Beauty (12a)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Wed 1 Feb 2017

Monday 30 January: 2.30pm Tuesday 31 January: 7.30pm Wednesday 1 February: 7.30pm

Whitby Steampunk Weekend

Whitby Steampunk Weekend 2017

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 4 Feb 2017

Welcome to the very first dedicated Whitby Steampunk Weekend Event which will be held at Whitby Pavilion on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th February 2017.

Whitby Steampunk Weekend

Whitby Steampunk Weekend 2017

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Sun 5 Feb 2017

Welcome to the very first dedicated Whitby Steampunk Weekend Event which will be held at Whitby Pavilion on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th February 2017.

Ray Kirk

Tea Dances with Ray Kirk

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Tue 7 Feb 2017

We invite you to put on your dancing shoes and dance the afternoon away in the wonderful surroundings of The Northern Lights Suite.

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls (12a)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Fri 10 Feb 2017

Friday 10 February: 7.30pm Saturday 11 February: 2.30pm Sunday 12 February: 7.30pm

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls (12a)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 11 Feb 2017

Friday 10 February: 7.30pm Saturday 11 February: 2.30pm Sunday 12 February: 7.30pm

La La Land

La La Land (12a)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 11 Feb 2017

Saturday 11 February: 7.30pm Sunday 12 February: 2.30pm Thursday 16 February: 7.30pm

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls (12a)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Sun 12 Feb 2017

Friday 10 February: 7.30pm Saturday 11 February: 2.30pm Sunday 12 February: 7.30pm

La La Land

La La Land (12a)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Sun 12 Feb 2017

Saturday 11 February: 7.30pm Sunday 12 February: 2.30pm Thursday 16 February: 7.30pm

Circus of Horrors

The Circus of Horrors: The Never-Ending Nightmare

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Mon 13 Feb 2017

The Circus of Horrors celebrates its 21st anniversary as it takes to the road with its latest incarnation “The Never-ending Nightmare”. The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre, brave & beautiful acts all woven into a Ali

Silence

Silence (15)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Tue 14 Feb 2017

Tuesday 14 February: 7.30pm Wednesday 15 February: 7.30pm Thursday 16 February: 2.30pm

Ray Kirk

Tea Dances with Ray Kirk

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Tue 14 Feb 2017

We invite you to put on your dancing shoes and dance the afternoon away in the wonderful surroundings of The Northern Lights Suite.

Silence

Silence (15)

Whitby (0 miles, 1 km)

Wed 15 Feb 2017

Tuesday 14 February: 7.30pm Wednesday 15 February: 7.30pm Thursday 16 February: 2.30pm